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Questions tagged [xconnect]

For questions related to xConnect, the API service layer abstracting the storage architecture of xDB from those accessing xDB data.

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Mongo vs SQL Server with Sitecore 9 Update 2

Sitecore recently launched the version 9.0.2 which supports the MongoDB for xConnect. Now, for a greenfield project which needs to kickoff on Sitecore 9.0.2, we have a choice between MS SQL Server or ...
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Issues with XConnect certificate does not contain Private Key

I have a Windows Server 2016, SIF and Sitecore Fundamentals installed where I am trying to provision a Sitecore 9 XP1 Here is the error I am seeing CERT:\LocalMachine\My\...
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Copy of the certificate that the Azure Marketplace wizard generates?

I have used the Azure Marketplace to create a new deployment of Sitecore Experience Cloud (XP). During the wizard I selected Autogenerate self-signed certificate. Can I download the certificate after ...
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Issue with Sitecore 9 certificate missing private key

Trying my best to get my Sitecore 9 instance running on Windows 8.1 with IIS 8.5. As mentioned in Sitecore guide, I am noticing lot of issues while installation. After solving a few of them, I ended ...
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xConnect The HTTP response was not successful: Unauthorized

I'm trying to initialize a connection between a .NET Core application and an xConnect installation. I ran in to the following error: An unhandled exception of type 'Sitecore.XConnect....
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The HTTP response was not successful: Forbidden

I have tried Sitecore 9 update 1 installation on my local Windows 10 and encountered this error: Exception: Sitecore.XConnect.XdbCollectionUnavailableException Message: The HTTP response was not ...
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How best can you scale xConnect to handle high traffic?

This is a follow on from questions about how best to get data out of xConnect (What is the preferable way to get contact information out of xConnect and to a consumer?) How should you approach ...
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What kind of license does xConnect require?

I'm trying to price out costs for a Sitecore 9 upgrade for some clients. For customers on 8.x that are running a single Sitecore application in a hybrid CM and Processing role, they need only one ...
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Switch xDB Search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search

I need some assistance switching the xDB search indexes from SOLR to Azure Search in a Sitecore 9 vanilla install (installed using SIF). I have completed the following tasks: Added a Search Service ...
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Is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1?

I'm installing Sitecore 9 XP1 and facing issues with my certificate for XConnect as you can see here That being said, I wonder if is there a specific order to install Sitecore 9 XP1 and that's the ...
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Any Guidelines to choose between SQL or Mongo for xDB on Sitecore 9?

Want to check if we have any guidelines (metrics) helpful to decide either Mongo or SQL will be good fit while Upgrading to Sitecore 9, especially if the current version in below 7.5 (No Mongo). ...
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Can I call the oData service directly in xConnect?

I've been playing round with Sitecore 9 recently and the xConnect api and had a question around oData. Underneath the api layer there is an oData service that can be reached via: https://...
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How to configure multiple processing servers

I followed two below documentation articles to create multiple dedicated processing servers for interaction aggregation: https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/server-role-configuration-reference/core-...
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Failed to start service Sitecore XConnect Search Indexer when installing Sitecore 9

While running SIF to install 9.0.1 the powershell script stops during the Install-SitecoreConfiguration @xconnectParams step which deploys the xConnect instance giving the following exception. ...
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The type or namespace name 'Configuration' does not exist in the namespace 'Sitecore.XConnect.Client'

I'm trying to implement XConnect in a Sitecore context and using the code snippet using (Sitecore.XConnect.Client.XConnectClient client = Sitecore.XConnect.Client.Configuration....
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How to send data from a .net core application directly to xConnect

Background: I have Sitecore (9.0.2) and xConnect running on my machine I have another application which is a .net core application Aim: I have a form in the .net core application. When user fills ...
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Install-SitecoreConfiguration xconnect-solr.json - Error Invoke-ManageSolrCoreTask : Missing required parameter: name

What: I am trying to install sitecore XP1 architecture. I already have a signed certificate. My issue comes when I try to configure sitecore on my solr. Sitecore 9.0.1 rev. 171219. SOLR 6.6.4. ...
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Sitecore xConnect generating a JSON file for my custom model

Hello i have been trying out the new xConnect in Sitecore 9. I am now trying to add custom facets to xConnect. To deploy these i need to create a json representation of my model. I have created a ...
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Resetting xConnect Shard databases

We are looking for possibility to reset xConnect Shard databases in Sitecore 9 to "factory settings". As a developer I would like to reset these databases when there is some fault in inserted data ...
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How do I access a custom Interaction facet using Tracker.Current.Session?

I have a custom xDB/xConnect Interaction Facet that I have created using Sitecore's documentation found here: https://doc.sitecore.net/developers/xp/xconnect/xconnect-model/facets/creating-facets/...
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Single contact showing in Sitecore Experience Profile

I've created an xConnect client API for Sitecore 9 that creates new contacts and sets the facet properties. I've added multiple contacts to xDB, however only one contact has shown in the Experience ...
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sitecore_analytics_index on Sitecore 9

While troubleshooting issues with the Experience Profile results on a 9.0.1 recently installed instance (PaaS), I've noticed the below setting on Sitecore.ExperienceProfile.config. <!-- Name of ...
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What are the licensing requirements for Sitecore Universal Tracker?

What are the licensing requirements around Sitecore Universal Tracker? - Would, say, a license for xDB suffice?
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Profile score data not getting updated Sitecore 9

I am trying to update Profile data through C#. But I don't see the values getting updated in the profile of the user, below is my code for updating values. if (!Tracker.IsActive || Tracker.Current ==...
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Sitecore xDB Stale data encryption (always encrypted)

As Sitecore 9 is all about Data security, clear seperation and so on, we would obviously like to put those features to work. That is why we were wondering how the Stale data encryption that was ...
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Remove historical data from xDB Sitecore 9

For Sitecore 6 to 8 on market place is a great tool to manage contacts/interactions from xDB. (https://marketplace.sitecore.net/en/Modules/Analytics_Database_Manager.aspx ) This module is obsolete ...
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Clean Analytics in Sitecore 9

Is there a way to remove Analytics data in Sitecore 9? Similar question for Sitecore 8 which talked about the use of __DeleteAllReportingData and deletion of Mongodbs or the use of ...
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Getting list of contacts assigned to Contact / Segmened List in Sitecore 9.0.1 programatically

We are trying to get list of contacts programmatically in latest Sitecore 9.0.1. We want to show list of contacts on pages based on their linkage to certain list. We need to get the same list of ...
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Use XConnect without certificates (for development)?

It's an recurring issue that certificates cause some setup trouble with (my) development environments. So it would be nice to use XConnect, for development only, without certificates. Is it possible ...
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Upgrading xConnect from Sitecore 9.1.0 to 9.1.1 - Database Upgrade Script missing?

I'm in the process of upgrading a Sitecore 9.1.0 instance to 9.1.1. The Sitecore upgrade itself is done, but I need to upgrade xConnect as well. Following the Sitecore 9.1.1 Upgrade Guide, it states: ...
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xConnect INVALID CERTIFICATE

I installed Sitecore 9, but I'm facing an issue with xConnect I tried to Open the web https://xp0.xconnect and I see an error HTTP Error 403.16 - Forbidden Your client certificate is either not ...
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Sitecore EXM insert Custom tokens issue

I am using Sitecore 9.0.1 and I am trying to insert custom tokens to email in EXM. I followed Sitecore's documentation and spent hours investigating possible solutions but somehow my tokens did not ...
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xConnect Contact Identifier Search

I'm trying to write some xConnect search functionality that will search through all identifiers of all contacts. SOLR is running and I have added a set of sample contacts using the xConnect API. ...
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How can I get Search Contacts via XConnect API?

As part of SCHackathon 2018, I created a custom Event (a generic Event, not a Page Event, although I will change it to a Page Event and see if that helps see notes below). I followed the docs here: ...
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What is the Identifier Source of a Contact After Upgrading to 9 / xConnect?

In Sitecore 8.x, when a contact is identified, it's done so just on a single string like an email address or username. In Sitecore 9.x (more specifically xConnect) when a contact is identified, there ...
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No results when searching for contacts on facet value

I'm trying to query contacts based on their e-mail value using xConnect, but my query doesn't return any results: var queryable = client.Contacts .Where(c => c.GetFacet<...
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What happens to enrolled contacts when they are merged?

What happens if two contacts are enrolled in the same engagement plan and then get merged? Will the dying contact be removed from the plan? Which state will the surviving contact be in?
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Contact custom facet personalization using xConnect

I'm trying to implement personalization with the contact custom facet in xDB pulled using xConnect. Here I'm using ICondition as mentioned in the Sitecore doc link. After implementing everything, It's ...
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xConnect contact search by preferred email

Here is my code for searching contact by preferred mail. using (XConnectClient client = SitecoreXConnectClientConfiguration.GetClient()) { try { var queryable = client.Contacts ...
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Experience Analytics fails on Sitecore 9.0.1

I am having trouble configuring the analytics engine on Sitecore 9 with a pretty standard install of Sitecore XP1. I'm using the self-signed certificates and none of the analytics graphs display ...
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xConnect WebApps on Azure PaaS not working

I installed the vanilla Sitecore 9.0 version from Marketplace on Azure PaaS with XP and extra small configuration and select the option self signed certificate for xConnect client certificate, but ...
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Install XConnect 9 without license file

I would like to install XConnect 9 using SIF without license file. This would, for example, allow me to build a XConnect Docker image and provide the required Sitecore license at runtime. By default ...
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Sitecore 9 Installation error “Failed to start service 'Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer”

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 in my Windows 10 box. At first attempt, it was failed with this exception. Failed to start service 'Sitecore xConnect Search Indexer' I got the one answer for ...
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xConnect - 'Sitecore.XConnect.Collection.Model, 8.3' does not match the remote version

I am trying to make a call from Sitecore 9 rev 170622 (Tech Preview) to an xConnect of 9 rev 171002 (IR). During the initialization I am getting the following error: One or more local models conflict ...
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Remove contact from contact list

I am trying to remove a contact from a contact list using next code: using (var client = SitecoreXConnectClientConfiguration.GetClient()) { var reference = new IdentifiedContactReference(source, ...
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Is there an automatic way to migrate engagement plans to marketing automation plans?

This question prompted when I was answering an Engagement Plans question. I couldn't find an answer anywhere nor an explicit mention that Marketing Automation Plans are essentially replacing ...
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How to check whether my license file supports Sitecore 9 and xConnect

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 on my Windows 10 machine. I came across many issues during installation. Finally i stuck at almost last step where installation script tried to start xConnect service ...
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Error when executing right to be forgotten in scheduled task

I'm trying to create a Sitecore scheduled task to automatically ExecuteRightToBeForgotten for contacts that haven't had any interaction with the site for a number of days. I can get the contacts I ...
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Talking to xConnect in .Net vs .NetCore

Sitecore 9.1 .NetCore 2.1 .Net 4.7.1 Below you will find the hello world console app code to talk to xConnect. You pass it a thumbprint and a url and it will try to initialize a connection. The only ...
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Finding Users Who Match A Pattern Card

I'm trying to show groups of users in xconnect who match a specific pattern card for a custom report. To do this I have tried using the ProfileScores facet and ContactBehaviorProfile facet. While ...